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KUA Crews Head to Tallahassee Ahead of Hurricane Michael

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2018 – In anticipation of widespread power outages following Hurricane Michael, Kissimmee Utility Authority today sent crews and equipment to Tallahassee to assist with storm restoration. KUA deployed 10 linemen and a convoy of vehicles and supplies to Florida’s capital city where they will stage safely overnight as the city of… Read more »

KUA CEO Announces Retirement After 36 Years

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 3, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority president and general manager James C. Welsh on Tuesday announced his plans for retirement, effective March 31, 2019. He will continue as CEO while the utility’s board of directors conducts a search for his successor. Welsh has served as head of the electric utility since 1982,… Read more »

KUA Joins Hurricane Florence Restoration Effort

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Utility crews from Kissimmee Utility Authority are en route to Bennettsville, South Carolina today to help restore power in an area devastated by Hurricane Florence. KUA sent 10 linemen, a convoy of eight vehicles and several thousand pounds of supplies to assist the Bennettsville Utility Department with the restoration of electricity. The city has approximately… Read more »